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Published: 2017-09-23T07:35:24Z


UCL graduates are among highest paid in Sunday Times university guide


UCL has again made the top ten in the latest rankings of UK universities by The Times and The Sunday Times which also includes new figures showing that UCL’s graduates are among the highest paid six months after leaving.

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UCL’s radical approach to economics teaching sparks a global trend


A new approach to teaching economics in universities and pioneered at UCL is spreading throughout the world and has earned plaudits from commentators, academics and students. Anyone anywhere in the world has access for free to the ebook The Economy produced by a global collaboration of economists. This month, to complement the free ebook, Oxford University Press will publish a physical book.

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UCL ranked in world's top five universities for arts and humanities


UCL has been ranked fifth in the world for arts and humanities in the latest league table published by The Times Higher Education.

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Hopes for deal on EU research rise as Provost mounts Brussels mission


Hopes for continued close research links between the UK and the EU after Brexit have risen after a top EU commissioner declared that securing a deal on it is “a no brainer”.

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CryoSat-2 satellite redraws Arctic sea-ice map


Scientists at UCL have produced the most extensive map of Arctic sea-ice thickness yet using just two months' worth of data from the European Space Agency's ice mission, CryoSat-2. 

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Professor David Price: The case for research collaboration


At this week’s Guardian HE Summit 2011 session on ‘The Future of Research Funding’ Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), set out some thoughts on research collaboration between universities in the UK. Below he offers some further reflections.

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The UCL Colin Chapman Lotus Engineering Scholarship: the chance to make a change to the world we live in


Nicholas Mak, a Singaporean UCL MSc Mechanical Engineering student, received the first UCL Colin Chapman Lotus Engineering Masters Scholarship on 27 January.

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Starved for attention: the neglected crisis of childhood malnutrition


Alisha Allana (UCL Biosciences), President of the UCLU Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières, describes the charity’s campaign on childhood malnutrition, and how UCL students can support it.

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New theory on the origin of water on Earth


A new theory on the source of terrestrial water has been validated by an international team led by Professor Nora de Leeuw (UCL Chemistry) using computational research.

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People with disabilities are at greater risk of HIV/AIDS


Professor Nora Groce of UCL’s Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre describes the increased risk of HIV/AIDS faced by people with disabilities, to mark World Disability Day.

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Michael Larkum: kind, modest, remarkable


Mike Larkum, who worked as a technician in UCL Biochemistry & Molecular Biology for 26 years, has sadly died.

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What does UCL Q mean for staff and students?


Thilo Rehren, Professor for Archaeological Materials and Technologies within the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has been one of the leaders of the development for UCL Q, particularly concerning the content and focus of its academic programmes. He talks more about the new campus and what it means for UCL.

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Internet and e-rights: A modern challenge for the legal world


“Human rights such as the right to private life, freedom of expression and information and intellectual property rights need to be reviewed and reinterpreted in the light of the evolution of internet applications.”

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Watch: Reflections on studying in China


This summer five UCL students spent three weeks in Shanghai as part of the Study China Programme.

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Culture jamming: New ways to communicate climate change


MSc student Richard Dent describes how working on a Leonardo DiCaprio film about environmental damage has changed his approach to communicating climate change challenges through multimedia.

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Review: Professor Barry Marshall’s 2010 Clinical Prize Lecture


PhD student Gavin Sewell describes the unorthodox experimentation, courage and tenacity of Nobel Prizewinner Professor Barry Marshall, who gave the 2010 UCL Clinical Prize Lecture.

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What makes civilization?


In his latest book What Makes Civilization?, Dr David Wengrow (UCL Archaeology) provides a new account of the start of civilization in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq).

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UCL student awarded prize for essay on disfigurement


A UCL Medical School student has won the Changing Faces’ annual essay competition open to health professionals, postgraduates and undergraduates on the theme of coping with disfigurement.

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Student blog follows UCL at Cheltenham Science Festival


UCL chemists, engineers, physicists, astronomers and more are sharing their love of science with all comers at the Cheltenham Science Festival running 9–13 June.

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Takeover at UCL Enterprise


This spring saw a significant changing of the guard at UCL as Professor Stephen Caddick took over from retiring Vice-Provost (Enterprise) Professor Mike Spyer.

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Lord Wolfson: Businessman, philanthropist and friend of UCL


Lord Wolfson has sadly died aged 82. Here UCL President and Provost, Professor Malcolm Grant pays tribute to the businessman and philanthropist.

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Fighting for our right to debate


PhD student Jay Stone (UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology) discusses the implications for science of the current inequities in British libel law.

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Virtual reality illusions: the medical and scientific benefits


Is it possible to have the illusion that your body has changed radically, or that a different body is your body?

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Professor Brian Prichard: Deacon, Mayor and cardiovascular pioneer


A pioneer in the treatment of heart disease and UCL Emeritus Professor in Clinical Pharmacology, Professor Brian Prichard, has died aged 77. 

UCL and the National Student Enterprise Conference


Computer Science student Tom Stone, President of the UCL Enterprise Society, describes his experience of the National Student Enterprise Conference, hosted at UCL last month.

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